Monthly Archives: June 2014

Where ‘300’ succeeds and ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ fails.

300: Rise of an Empire came out on DVD and blu-ray a few days ago, so of course I had to watch it. It’s just as stylized as the first movie, and it’s true I didn’t like it as much—there’s … Continue reading

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The YA genre, and what that means to me.

About two weeks ago now, Ruth Graham told adults that they should be ashamed if they read YA books. I’m not going to link to the article here, but I will link to io9’s response as well as The Daily … Continue reading

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Maleficent and Aurora: a true love story.

I saw Maleficent last night, and I loved it. Since it’s been out for a little while and this is my blog, I’m going to go ahead and feel free to talk about all sorts of spoilery things. But first … Continue reading

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Amazon vs. Hachette

Part of what drove me to finally start this blog is the need to coherently articulate thoughts and feelings about the goings-on of my chosen field. Beginning this blog with this particular issue feels a lot like jumping into the … Continue reading

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New Thing

I think it’s time to try this whole “real blog” thing again.

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